Potential Genoa zoning position open


Due to a term expiration, the Genoa Township Zoning Commission may have a potential seat available for appointment by Genoa Township trustees.

Township Administrator Paul Wise said zoning commission member Bill Jackson’s term is expiring, and Jackson has not indicated if he would serve another term.

The term would expire on March 31, 2021.

The township’s department of development and zoning, on behalf of the trustees, will accept applications for the zoning commission vacancy through 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26. Applications can be obtained from the township administration and zoning office or on the township’s website — genoatwp.com.

Members of the commission are responsible for providing recommendations to trustees on zoning matters, such as re-zonings, land developments, zoning amendments and the township’s comprehensive plan. They are expected to be (or become) familiar with the township’s zoning resolution as well as general zoning and planning laws and principles.

Members of the zoning commission are expected to attend at least one regularly scheduled meeting a month, as well as any other special meetings and/or training sessions; and may be assigned to serve on special committees as necessary.

Members of the commission may be compensated at the discretion of trustees. Current compensation is $60 per meeting.

Members of the commission must be a township resident.

Questions may be directed to the township department of development and zoning by calling 614-899-0725.

Completed applications may be e-mailed to Joe Shafer, director of development and zoning at [email protected] or mailed or hand-delivered to the township’s administrative offices at 5111 S. Old 3C Highway, Westerville OH 43082.

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